Monaco qualifying in pictures Nico Rosberg was frustrated to only qualify sixth for the Monaco Grand Prix having been quickest in Q2. He said: My pace has been really good here throughout the weekend and in the first two qualifying sessions today, so it was a disappointing result to only qualify in sixth position. I … Continue reading Rosberg rues missing front row
Mark Webber starts from pole position for the second race in a row. He beat Robert Kubica by almost three tenths of a second to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix. Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel starts third alongside Felipe Massa’s Ferrari.
Fernando Alonso will not participate in qualifying at Monaco following his crash in final practice. Ferrari will have to replace his chassis due to the damage it suffered in his crash at Massenet, 22 minutes into this morning’s session.
Robert Kubica continued to show impressive pace around the streets of Monte-Carlo, setting the fastest time in the last practice session before qualifying. But Fernando Alonso’s run of fastest times in practice came to an end when he crashed at Massenet on his sixth lap.
Long-time F1 Fanatic readers will have noticed something missing from the build-up articles for the Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix. I’m sad to say that Journeyer, who has written a series of excellent historical features on different drivers and races, will not be contributing to the site for the foreseeable future as he has a … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 15/5/2010
Monaco has the longest unbroken run of years as a Grand Prix venue – having held an F1 race every year since 1955. Much of the track remains the same, but there have been changes in recent years – some of which were criticised for diminishing the challenge of this unique venue.